Ikkyu this body isn't yours I say to myself

by Ikkyu (Ikkyu Sojun)

English version by Stephen Berg
Original Language Japanese

Ikkyu this body isn't yours I say to myself
wherever I am I'm there

-- from Crow With No Mouth: Fifteenth Century Zen Master Ikkyu, Translated by Stephen Berg

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Recommended Books: Ikkyu (Ikkyu Sojun)

Zen Poetry: Let the Spring Breeze Enter The Poetry of Zen: (Shambhala Library) Crow With No Mouth: Fifteenth Century Zen Master Ikkyu Wild Ways: Zen Poems of Ikkyu Ikkyu and the Crazy Cloud Anthology: A Zen Poet of Medieval Japan





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